The Birthday Party ‎– Hits

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4AD ‎– 4AD-2016
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1 The Friend Catcher 4:20
2 Happy Birthday 3:59
3 Mr. Clarinet 3:42
4 Nick The Stripper
Brass – Mick Hunter, Philip Jackson, Stephen Ewart
3:50
5 Zoo Music Girl
Brass – Mick Hunter, Philip Jackson, Stephen Ewart
2:36
6 King Ink 4:39
7 Release The Bats
Producer – Nick Launey*
2:30
8 Blast Off
Producer – Nick Launey*
2:17
9 She's Hit 6:05
10 6" Gold Blade 3:35
11 Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow) 5:33
12 Dead Joe 3:08
13 Junkyard 5:48
14 Big-Jesus-Trash-Can 3:00
15 Wild World 3:24
16 Sonnys Burning 3:17
17 Deep In The Woods 4:46
18 Swampland 3:28
19 Jennifers Veil 4:55
20 Mutiny In Heaven 4:17

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All Tracks produced by Tony Cohen and The Birthday Party in Melbourne, Australia 1979 to 1982.
Except tracks 7 and 8 produced by The Birthday Party and Nick Launey in London April 1981.
Track 15 to 20 recorded at Hansa Studios, Berlin October 1982 and April 1983.
Tracks 1 to 3 from "Hee-Haw" CD, 4 to 6 taken from "Prayers On Fire" CD, 7 to 14 taken from "Junkyard" CD and 15 to 20 taken from "Mutiny" CD.

Catalog number only on runout.

Artwork is like the 1992 US edition The Birthday Party - Hits: Background space at top left of cover artwork is plain white, lacks faded photo collage texture present on the UK cover.

The artwork doesn't mention song 10 ("6' Gold Blade") allthough it is on the disc.

℗ 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 4AD
℗ 1983 Mute Records
All tracks published by Mute Songs except:
Track 1 published by Beggars Banquet Music Ltd.
Track 2, 3 published by Complete Music Ltd.

Tracks 1 to 13 under license from Missing Link and tracks 17 to 19 under license from Mute Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 652637201628
  • Matrix / Runout: 4AD-2016 28549A

Other Versions (5 of 15) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DAD 2016 The Birthday Party Hits(2xLP, Comp) 4AD DAD 2016 UK 1992 Sell This Version
none The Birthday Party Hits(CD, Comp, RE) 4AD none US Unknown Sell This Version
GAD 2016 CD The Birthday Party Hits(CD, Comp, RE) Союз, 4AD GAD 2016 CD Russia 2007 Sell This Version
none The Birthday Party Hits(CD, Comp) 4AD none US Unknown Sell This Version
GAD 2016 CD The Birthday Party Hits(CD, Comp, RE) 4AD GAD 2016 CD UK 2007 Sell This Version

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